Life in The Netherlands

Dutch Australian blogs posts about my life in The Netherlands

2017 Biesland Food Fest

Today we attended the 2017 Food Fest held at Hoeve Biesland, on the border between Delft and The Hague. It was a beautiful, sunny spring day and really nice to meet up with friends and hang out for a couple of hours.  Queues were long to...

2016 Avond4daagse De Bras

So, another Dutch tradition for me to figure out - the Avond4Daagse. This is the third year for our eldest and second for our youngest to take part.  Children seem to join in from 5 years old, but I did see some younger kids too, and a few parents with prams.  To my...


Ever heard of Rokjesdag?  I hadn't until now but it totally makes sense.  It's pretty exciting here in the Netherlands when it finally gets warm enough to wear a skirt (rok) without tights or leggings underneath!  The term was coined by Dutch author Martin Bril....

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